James Charles, originally James Charles Dickinson, is an American Internet celebrity, model, and Makeup Artist.
James Charles was born on May 23, 1999, in Albany County, New York, USA. 24 years old (as of 2020), James is a popular YouTuber with more than 18 million subscribers. James became the first male CoverGirl spokesperson(2016.)
Charles is openly gay and garnered immense popularity being a male makeup artist and beauty guru. In 2017 he and Zendaya took a CoverGirl Makeup Challenge. He even made a guest appearance on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show.’
|Birth Date||May 23, 1999|
|Place||Albany Country, New York, U.S.|
|Age||20 years old (as of 2020)|
|Occupation||YouTuber, Makeup Artist, Internet Personality|
|Education||Bethlehem Central High School|
|Height||5 feet 9 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Charles was born on May 23, 1999, in Albany County, New York. His mother is Christie Dickinson, and he holds an American nationality. He studied at Bethlehem Central High School.
He opened up about his sexuality when he was just twelve. Notwithstanding his condition, his family always supported him. In fact, his father transformed their basement into a glam-room.
James worked as a hairstylist before he became famous. He created his YouTube channel in 2015, and in a few years, he amassed more than 18 million subscribers. He is equally active on Instagram and Facebook. You can see his makeup tutorials.
Today he is counted among the top Makeup Artists and Beauty Gurus. Despite the fact that he is among the best makeup artist personality on YouTube, he is also the YouTube Personality who lost 1 million subscribers within 24 hours. In 2016, he was chosen as the male spokesmodel for CoverGirl.
He was just 17 years old when he became the spokesmodel for CoverGirl. He worked with Katy Perry for CoverGirl. And since then, he gained himself a position- one of the notable personalities/artists in the world makeup and beauty.
Later that year, he was invited to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to share his experience on becoming the first-ever male spokesmodel for CoverGirl. In 2017, he, along with Zendaya, did CoverGirl Makeup Challenge. He mentioned that his one post on Instagram went viral overnight, and that brought her to CoverGirl.
In 2017, James walked the runway for MarcoMarco’s Six 1/2 collection during Los Angeles Fashion Week. His YouTube Channel, with his elegant and artistic works that inspired millions of hearts, won the prestigious award for the best channel in the Beauty category at the 8th Streamy Awards. James has collaborated with Morphe Cosmetics and celebrities like Katy Perry, Zendaya, Zhavia Ward, Sofia Vergara and more.
In 2018, he had a brief cameo Iggy Azalea’s music video and also did makeup. Recently, in 2020, he announced about his YouTube series Instant Influencer. He will host the serious and search for next beauty Influencer.
Hightlights and Achievements
|People’s Choice Award for Favorite Beauty Influencer||2018|
|Shorty Award for Breakout YouTuber||2017|
|Teen Choice Award for Choice Web Star: Fashion/Beauty||2018|
James Charles Controversies and Scandals
While he is one of the TOP YOUTUBERS and Makeup Artists, his career has slight of off-topics. In February 2017, his that particular tweet about Ebola and Africa drove him into criticism and hatred that he had to delete the Tweet soon. His bad racist joke brought him into controversies, he quickly apologized.
Soon he again caught up with another controversy- His biggest lie was revealed. The very thing that brought him into prominence- a ring light to the photo session- was false. He had lied about it and the photo was manipulated in Photoshop to glow up his makeup.
In 2019, a YouTuber, Tati Westbrook, who is also American Internet personality and makeup artist, released a video called “Bye Sister” in which she critisized Charles and accused him of using fame and money to play with his subscribers. And Charles had to lose 1 million subscriber in just 24 hours. In turn, Charles uploaded titled “tati” in response to Westbrook’s video.
Charles apologized to his subscribers and her. Unfortunately, the video garnered negative feedback and the video became one of the most disliked videos in YouTube. Charles again uploaded another video, addressing the comment of Westbrook.
The second video of Charles helped him to regain his subscriber and support. The video turned criticism into Westbrook and as a reprecussion, Westbrook lost two hundred thousand subscribers. And as a result, she had to remove the video from her YouTube channel.
James Charles Net Worth
The net worth of James Charles is $ 12 million.
|Source of Income||YouTube, Modeling and Makeup|
|Net Worth||$12 million dollars|
James Charles Relationship
Is James Charles married?- No, he is not. He is openly gay, but has not spoken about his relationships.
Social Media Profile
|James Charles Instagram|
|James Charles Facebook|
|James Charles Twitter|
|YouTube||James Charles YouTube|
|Website||No Official Website|